Talks & Tours

Public Art Symposium

WHEN
Saturday, Jul 16, 2016
6:30 PM

WHERE
Benenson Center
COST

Free

Please join us Friday, July 15th at 6:30 PM along with Anita Glesta, Kate Gilbert, Paula Hayes and Melissa McGill as we gather for a conversation on the topic of women's unique voice in the creation public art.

Each of these woman has created or administered the creation of ambitious public art works. In places ranging from public parks in Sydney, Australia, New York City and Boston, an island in the middle of the Hudson River to a federal building in Washington, DC. The four artists will each share a few of their completed public art projects as well as their experiences creating, caring for them after installed, and being the voice behind an artwork which becomes part of the public sphere.

Free and open to the public.

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